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Mama and Papa Have a Store ✶ [BOOKS] ✪ Mama and Papa Have a Store By Amelia Carling ❀ – Thomashillier.co.uk From the clip, clop of the milkman s mule in early morning to the clic, clac of her father s abacus at night, a young girl tells about a day in her family s store and home in Guatemala City Every day From the clip, clop of the milkman Papa Have PDF/EPUB Â s mule in early morning to the clic, clac of her father s abacus at night, a young girl tells about a day in her family s store and home in Guatemala City Every day customers of many heritages speaking Spanish, Chinese, and Mayan come to buy Mama and PDF/EPUB ² cloth, buttons, and thread in colors like parrot green and mango yellow, and dozens of other items While the girl s parents and their friends talk about their hometown in China from where they emigrated many years ago, she and her siblings play games on the rooftop terrace, float paper boats, and make shadow puppets and Papa Have Epub Û under the glow of flashlights When the store closes, the girl dances to celebrate her day Amelia Lau Carling s thoroughly American children loved her childhood stories about Guatemala so much that she wrote them down for others.


10 thoughts on “Mama and Papa Have a Store

  1. Jessica Martinez Jessica Martinez says:

    Mama and Papa Have a Store welcomes readers into the life of a young girl who lives in Guatemala City with her family Her parents own a Chinese store that sells just about anything you can imagine firecrackers, buttons, thread, cloth, tablecloths, soy sauce, perfume, lanterns, flower, etc The girl introduces the readers to the local residents in her town and the customers who frequently shop at her parents store, including the blind man, the candy woman, and the Mayan Indians who come from f Mama and Papa Have a Store welcomes readers into the life of a young girl who lives in Guatemala City with her family Her parents own a Chinese store that sells just about anything you can imagine firecrackers, buttons, thread, cloth, tablecloths, soy sauce, perfume, lanterns, flower, etc The girl introduces the readers to the local residents in her town and the customers who frequently shop at her parents store, including the blind man, the candy woman, and the Mayan Indians who come from far away villages She goes on to explain that her parents are from Nine Rivers, which is a town in China The girl describes the daily activities that her parents and siblings perform each day When it rains, the lights go out, so the young girl and her siblings entertain customers by making shadow puppets with flashlights Soon, the rain stops the girl s parents close the store and prepare for another day The book qualifies as realistic fiction Because the book s author is Chinese and Guatemalan and learned about the Spanish, Chinese, and Mayan cultures, this book accurately represents the setting and characters Readers get to experience what it is like for a young girl to live in a Hispanic country while realizing that there is great diversity within her community Chinese and Hispanic cultural aspects are represented in the book as the young girl describes the meaning of her parents names in Chinese and Spanish This book is appropriate for children ages four through eight The vivid, colorful, and detailed illustrations attract young readers the short sentences and simple language allow children to understand the story Surrounding context and illustrations define Spanish and Chinese terms used throughout the book Because the girl s life is simplistic, young children may realize that technology is not needed to live happily Mama and Papa Have a Store is a story that appreciates diversity and simplistic life The young girl exposes multiple perspectives as she describes the different people who visit the store


  2. JJ Jones JJ Jones says:

    Mama Papa Have a Store is a charming story about a Chinese family living and working in Guatemala The day in the life of story is told from the point of view of a young girl While her brothers and sisters go off to school, she stays behind at her parents store, watching the customers, observing the street traffic, and imagining far away cities The young narrator shows us that life isn t all that different where she lives than it is where her parents grew up or even where the reader is from Mama Papa Have a Store is a charming story about a Chinese family living and working in Guatemala The day in the life of story is told from the point of view of a young girl While her brothers and sisters go off to school, she stays behind at her parents store, watching the customers, observing the street traffic, and imagining far away cities The young narrator shows us that life isn t all that different where she lives than it is where her parents grew up or even where the reader is from There are neighborhood stores, familiar strangers, and family meals This book is a good example to show students how the US isn t the only place in the world where people came immigrate to and lead their lives Students can imagine how it would look like if two other different cultures came together


  3. Barbara Barbara says:

    In this picture book, a young girl describes vividly the happenings in her parents small store in Guatemala City Since her parents have moved to the country from China, the store is filled with all sorts of surprising cultural treasures from their homeland but also materials and goods that are popular with locals The text and illustrations, created in watercolor and gouache, effectively provide a glimpse into a small slice of life that seems realistic, filled with some dreaming and imagining In this picture book, a young girl describes vividly the happenings in her parents small store in Guatemala City Since her parents have moved to the country from China, the store is filled with all sorts of surprising cultural treasures from their homeland but also materials and goods that are popular with locals The text and illustrations, created in watercolor and gouache, effectively provide a glimpse into a small slice of life that seems realistic, filled with some dreaming and imagining as well as work and play Although her parents move from their own homeland must have been difficult, they seem to have made a place for themselves in this town Readers will smile at the description of the meal prepared by the mother as well as the youngsters use of candle wax to make a slide on the rooftop Since I had no idea that any Chinese citizens had ever lived in Guatemala, this picture book was eye opening for me Young readers whose own parents are immigrants may find some of their own experiences represented here One of the book s strengths is how it captures so well just how one day, wonderful in its normality, proceeds


  4. Luisa Knight Luisa Knight says:

    This story tells of the typcial day a Chinese family has running their shop You ll hear the various stories of people sitting outside the shop, those who come in to buy and the family that runs the store.Ages 6 10Cleanliness mentions lottery tickets and there is a picture of heaven, angels, hell and devils that a little girl looks at geography southamerica guatemala Like my reviews I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too These reports give a complete break down of ev This story tells of the typcial day a Chinese family has running their shop You ll hear the various stories of people sitting outside the shop, those who come in to buy and the family that runs the store.Ages 6 10Cleanliness mentions lottery tickets and there is a picture of heaven, angels, hell and devils that a little girl looks at geography southamerica guatemala Like my reviews I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too These reports give a complete break down of everything in the book, so you ll know just how clean it is or isn t I also have Clean Guides downloadable PDFs which enable you to clean up your book before reading it Visit my website The Book Radar


  5. Margaret Boling Margaret Boling says:

    9 23 2018 I felt myself sink into this story set in Guatemala City at some point in the past mule drawn carts in the town, but a description of a bus also The narrator is the child of Chinese immigrants who opened a store in Guatemala She tells of the story of a typical day of her parents minding the store, her family home behind the store, the meals they eat, and the Mayan Indians who come to shop for thread The illustrations are spectacular and I enjoyed the look at a culture beyond my 9 23 2018 I felt myself sink into this story set in Guatemala City at some point in the past mule drawn carts in the town, but a description of a bus also The narrator is the child of Chinese immigrants who opened a store in Guatemala She tells of the story of a typical day of her parents minding the store, her family home behind the store, the meals they eat, and the Mayan Indians who come to shop for thread The illustrations are spectacular and I enjoyed the look at a culture beyond my own I did wish the story hadconflict or narrative arc


  6. Lynn Lynn says:

    A nice picture book about a girl whose family is ethnic Chinese immigrants to Guatemala A young girl tells the story of her experience at the store in which her family sells items to local people who speak Spanish or Mayan languages Her parents have friends who hail from the same hometown in China and they enjoy talking about news they get from home and others who have emigrated elsewhere The family continues to eat Chinese food and speak Chinese while learning Spanish and the other languages A nice picture book about a girl whose family is ethnic Chinese immigrants to Guatemala A young girl tells the story of her experience at the store in which her family sells items to local people who speak Spanish or Mayan languages Her parents have friends who hail from the same hometown in China and they enjoy talking about news they get from home and others who have emigrated elsewhere The family continues to eat Chinese food and speak Chinese while learning Spanish and the other languages too Nice story


  7. Jenna M Jenna M says:

    Mama Papa Have a Store is a unique tale about a girl in Guatemala City with her family Her parents own a Chinese store that adds Spanish, Chinese, and Mayan cultures to the story The young girl realizes that her community is filled with diversity I believe this would be an excellent time to introduce introspection for students to think about their lives and the impact of differing cultures The sentences are short and easy to comprehend, and the illustrations are colorful and detailed, perf Mama Papa Have a Store is a unique tale about a girl in Guatemala City with her family Her parents own a Chinese store that adds Spanish, Chinese, and Mayan cultures to the story The young girl realizes that her community is filled with diversity I believe this would be an excellent time to introduce introspection for students to think about their lives and the impact of differing cultures The sentences are short and easy to comprehend, and the illustrations are colorful and detailed, perfect for young readers


  8. Jeff Jeff says:

    Nice book about a family who lives in Guatemala City and the parents own a shop and sell things It tells the story about what they do day to day living It is a good family story and you can see that the family is close.


  9. Molly Leffler Molly Leffler says:

    I enjoyed this book It was kind of long and feel like students may lose attention It would be good for learning other cultures


  10. Rani Rani says:

    A day, a life, and a beautiful lifestyle told with a gentle, evocative, and powerful telling Life of immigrants and the way they make the life.


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